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Dr. Ketan Desai

Neurosurgeon, Mumbai

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Dr. Ketan Desai Neurosurgeon, Mumbai
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My hand finger vibrate when I try to stay constant. I don't drink and non veg So I requested what I do.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
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My hand finger vibrate when I try to stay constant. I don't drink and non veg So I requested what I do.
Do take tens therapy for 12 days followed by strengthening exercise from physiotherapist best wishes.
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I am an 18 year old boy, I am suffering from a disease migraine, I consulted many doctors nd taken all the remedy but can not get through it. I need your help what should I do now?

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1. Take crocin Advance one Tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily at the time of attack, apply ice pack, massage scalp/temple 2. Drink plenty of water and take rest. 3. Avoid stress, anxiety, depression, agitation, exposure to loud noise, bright light, strong smell inadequate sleep, continuous use of cell phone since it precipitates migraine attack 4. Avoid salted /processed food, aged cheese, excess tea/coffee/alcoho (red wine)/caffeinated beveragesl. Don’t skip/postpone your meal, avoid hunger since it triggers the attack 5. Go for regular exercise, reduce weight if over weight 6. Practice yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve you from stress 7. If You have chronic migraine, you have to take migraine prophylaxis like propranolol/ vasograin after consulting physician 8. Consult neurologist to exclude other causes of headache and if required, take CT scan of brain.
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Sudden pain come in left side of head. And early in other parts. It last for few seconds but it pains a lot. And hand and legs shiver. Means I feel they r not in my control. I can't stop them. I drink but not that much.help me

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Consult a neurologist for detailed examination and investigations to be done if medications have not helped. You my need to get your mri head & Mr. Angiography of intracranial/extracranial vessels.

I am 64 year having trouble of parkinson' s from last 7 years. It is in my left hand. Have you any treatment by which it can be curable? also suffering by prostate since last one year. Do you have any treatment?

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Take cap nervemax once daily & cap prostina twice it will work in both diseases. Click private for further information
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Cervical Lordosis Straightening Treatment

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Most commonly known as a military neck a straight or forward curve of the neck is abnormal and may cause an unkind progression of symptoms leading ultimately to cervical disk degeneration.

Reversal of cervical lordosis explained

The anatomy of the neck features a lordotic curvature in its typical and healthy state. This means that the cervical region has a gentle curvature with the open end of that curve facing the rear of the body. The base and top of the curve will be further posterior than the mid point, which will be further anterior.

When the lordosis is straightened, the neck becomes more upright and linear. This is more common than the next progression of atypical curvature, which is the subject of this article.

Actual reversal of curvature means that part or all of the cervical spine develops a kyphotic profile, with the open end of the curve facing anteriorly. Usually, this reversal is extremely mild, but is still very abnormal. What we now see is the middle of the curve being positioned posterior to the top and bottom.

In essence, picture the letter c and now turn it backwards: This is the shape of a reversed cervical lordosis.

Reversal of cervical lordosis causes

The spinal curvature in the neck is constantly in flux to some degree.

Congenital conditions and developmental conditions can have lasting effects on the natural degree of curvature typically demonstrated from patient to patient. These circumstances may be explainable due to injury or degeneration, or may be idiopathic:

Scoliosis can affect the normal lordotic curvature in the neck.

Cervical spondylolisthesis is a major source of reversed lordotic curvature.

Severe disc pathologies can facilitate a gradual loss or reversal of cervical lordosis.

Vertebral irregularities, such as wedging, can definitely contribute to lordotic alteration.

Traumatic injury, including vertebral fracture, can create the ideal circumstances for a reversal of lordosis to take place.

Severe neck muscle spasms can actually reshape the spinal curves, although these are usually temporary expressions and not actual structural conditions.

Effects of reversal of cervical lordosis
The neck is designed to curve in order to balance the spine, absorb stress, distribute force and provide proper movement of the head. When this curvature is diminished or reversed, symptoms may result, although this is not an inherent part of any altered lordotic condition.

Patients may experience stiffness and tension in the neck. Pain may be present and may even be severe in rare cases. Neurological dysfunction is possible in extreme cases, since the neuroforamen might not align properly, thereby causing a cervical pinched nerve.

In the worst circumstances, central spinal stenosis in the neck might affect the viability of the spinal cord, possible enacting the most dire of symptoms throughout the body.

Patients will also be more prone to injury, since the normal shock absorption qualities of the typical curvature have been lost.

While all these effects are certainly possible, they are not usual. In fact, a great majority of patients have minor symptoms or even no symptoms at all from mild reversed lordotic curvatures.

The pathology leading to a neck curve reversal (cervical kyphosis shown below right) may be inspired by a multitude of conditions as follows:
Post whiplash
Post head injury
Stomach sleeping
Poor sitting/working postures
Congenital spinal curvatures
Osteoporosis
Degenerative cervical discs (a form of osteoarthritis that can either be the cause of or the result of a cervical kyphosis)
Compression fracture of vertebral body
Infection of the cervical spine

Anatomy: straight vs. Curved

I've always heard that it was good to stand up straight.

stand upright, stick your chest out and hold your shoulders back! otherwise you're going get widows hump.

Are these expressions as familiar to you as they are to me? one might think that having a curved neck goes against what we heard from parents and teachers as we were growing up, but the reality is that there is a little bit a truth in both. Maintaining good posture throughout our lives is crucial to both the health of our spine and vital organs. On the contrary, a special type of curve called a lordosis is a good thing, both in the neck and lower back.

When we look at a person from the back their spine should be truly straight, so that the left and right sides of one's body is symmetrical. However, when we view a person from the side, the front and back of their body is different and this is reflected in a coinciding curvature of the spine. Both the lower back and neck are hollowed out (concave) and the mid or thoracic spine is protrudes (convex). Thus there is an alternation of curves functioning to provide stability, shock absorption and aid in propulsion. A straight spine would be very stiff and not flexible. Imagine the plight of a pole vaulter with an inflexible pole.

Nature's design of our spine and rib cage facilitates breathing and offers protective and supportive framework for vital organs. Spinal disks are shock absorbers and because they are in the front of the spine, lordotic curvatures keep them from having to bear weight. Kyphosis or loss of such curvatures bears weight upon the disks, leading to their ultimate degeneration. This process of deterioration is a form of osteoarthritis and in the spine is known as degenerative spondylosis.

Diagnosis
Although most physiotherapists or conservative orthopedists can recognize a cervical curve reversal upon viewing the patient's posture, a definitive diagnosis may be obtained via a standing lateral (side view) x-ray of the neck. Cause can often be determined by corroborating a comprehensive history, a thorough examination, x-rays and questions about sleep, work and lifestyle.

In my professional career I found that the majority of young adults presenting with cervical kyphosis either had a whiplash or were stomach sleepers from an early age. For desk jockeys 40-60 years of age, many hours of sitting with their head flexed forward almost dictates the fate of developing kyphosis. In prior years I considered cervical kyphosis a job hazard for the careers of accountants, attorneys and often teachers because of years spent with their head in a book or paperwork. However, the digital age offers some relief in that respect. A well-planned, ergonomically-friendly office can do wonders for protecting the spine in the sedentary worker.

Treatment for cervical curve reversal (kyphosis)
During my chiropractic practice I had the opportunity to note a good percentage of correction toward a more normal lordosis (noted on x-ray) for 70% of patients under my care. This was almost always consistent with those patients that followed all recommendations and were model participants in their own care. Here is the recommended treat plan:

Spinal manipulation of stiff and fixated spinal segments by a qualified physio
Flexibility exercises for flexion and extension of cervical spine
Resistance exercises for flexors and extensors of the neck
Learn the Alexander technique for maintaining good posture (hint: the basic philosophy is to sit and stand like you were hanging by a string from the vertex of your skull. Liken it to a puppet on a string).
Elimination of stomach sleeping
Avoid standing on your head, although some yoga postures may be beneficial
Use of orthopedic neck pillow while sleeping.
Cervical Lordosis Straightening Treatment

I am 29 years old. I have migraine headaches. What should I do?

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I am 29 years old. I have migraine headaches. What should I do?
Hello, I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs can relax tense muscles. • •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines kindly consult Physician for further management

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Brain attack should be tackeled like a heart attack.As time is brain,a patient suspected to be having paralysis/brain attack should be shifted to a hospital capable of doing clot dissolving therapy if CT BRAIN is negative for brain haemorrage.Prevention of paralysis is same as in heart attack.
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I am 22 years old. I have a problem of seizure since childhood. I have consulted so many doctors till now about this, but no use. What should I do? we are highly anticipate your response, please tell me.

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The most important thing in seizure disorder is that you have to strictly continue the medications and keep in regular follow up of doctor. Change of doctor frequently is undesirable and harmful to your therapy. Any qualified physician/ neurologists may treat this illness very well. It potentially life threatening condition and may happen again. You must follow your doctors advise, also get eeg also done. You should avoid, cycling, riding bike, working near machinery/fire/water bodies/height.

I have migraine since birth. how to overcome this.?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine, PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS)
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1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take sootshekhar. Kaparda and godanti bhasm with honey two times a day. Eat green vegetables. Healthy food. Fruits. Drink plenty of water. Do pranayama early in the morning. Walk minimum for 30 minutes per day.

I suffer from severe head ache when I think lot or depressed due to some reasons that time I feel very much heaviness in mind. That time my nerves are shaking/blinking. I want to come out of that pl suggest me something.

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I suffer from severe head ache when I think lot or depressed due to some reasons that time I feel very much heaviness...
These emotional conditions like stress strain anxiety tension depression etc can give you heaviness in mind try to control these emotions on your own and if you can't do it then take the help of a psychotherapist to take you out of this.

I am 19 years old I have nervous problem sometimes i'll fall down.

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This could be panic attack or epilepsy. Needs thorough history taking. Because treatment for the two is entirely different.
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Sometimes I feel blackout. When I suddenly wake or lift heavy weight. I consultant to some doctor but it can't help.

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1. Check your hemoglobin, bp 2. Drink plenty of water 3. Avoid anxiety and stress 4. Have adequate sleep (7-8 hours) daily 5. Avoid alcohol/tobacco/smoking 6. Consult neurologist for advvice and treatment.

My age is 21 years m suffering from migraine headache since last 7 years how will be fast cure.

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dear lybrate user stress,anger,tension,hunger,improper bowel movements,holding natural urges,taking foods which tigger headache,excess headbath,etc are the causes for migraine. there are many efficient medicines available for migraine in ayurveda along with therapies like panchkarma which gives immediate results,so avoid above said causes and take proper medication through ayurveda.

My wife aged 39 years, suffering from migraine while going out under sun or in summer season. Please advise for permanent remedy for it ?

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Avoid going in sun. Keep well hydrated if going out cannot be avoided, you can try preventive treatment.

Hello My daughter who is going to be 5 years in october was suffering from meningitis/septicemia? (doctors thought) from 3months old and was given antibiotics ets for more than one month and EEG test shows she has seizure disorder. Till now she cannot speak and even though she can walk she still has problem (not like normal child). Her hearing is good. I give her dilentin at morning and evening till today from 3 months old. Did she have chance to get cured? which hospital will I take her t? please help.

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Your child is having cerebral palsy. Nees comprehensive treatment by a physiotherapist, speech therapist, neurologist, pediatrician etc. With good care there are instances of cp children doing very well in their life with good management. I wish you and your child a happy future.

Hello doctor I am suffering from a disease. Like mirgi daura since 10years. What to do.

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If you meant that you are suffering from convulsions than I will suggest you to get an eeg done every year and keep a record and also get one mri scan and ctscan brain done for you and we have to decide on the treatment plan accordingly.

My mother suffering last year by headache I was check by doctor and reports he says that the headache is convert into migraine so what was the causes of migraine.?

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Ask your mom to explain the aura before the migrane attack and we can pinpoint the cause for your mom.

I am suffering from severe headache from few days I am scared that it is migraine so what should I do?

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You need complete evaluation Tell me 1.Do you have eye pain/ strain 2. Any ENT problem like cough/ cold/ blocked nose? 3.Stress/ anxiety 4.Are you taking sleep properly? Follow advices given below Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day Get check eyes for refractive error Get BP checked Regular physical exercise meditation Consult Physician/ me for further management
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I have right hand pain I cannot judge my self weather is it cervical spondylitis or migraine. If it is cervical spondylitis means can I use the tablet called NAPROXEN 250 mg morning and night please doctor help me. If use this tab means l have relief from this pain. M R I is done in that report Mild antenorthical has identification c3-c4, c4-c5, c5-c6. Thank you.

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I have right hand pain I cannot judge my self weather is it cervical spondylitis or migraine. If it is cervical spond...
its due to cervical so posture correction must. avoid strain full activity. tk physiotherapy treatment with medicine and do shoulder stretching exercise.

Hello sir . Mujhe pichle kuch mahino se hatho me hand tramors ki problem ho rahi hai. Sir please koi solution bataiye.

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Hello sir . Mujhe pichle kuch mahino se hatho me hand tramors ki problem ho rahi hai. Sir please koi solution bataiye.
Hot fomentation. Gentle stretching of hand muscles. Ball exercises. Wrist exerciser. Grip exercises.
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